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>>> RSVP to our VIP ~ STUDIO SNEAK PEEK + FREE Art Making on August 24th!  Just pop in the studio anytime between 4 and 6 PM at our new studio!  RSVP via!

>>> JOIN US for HANDMAKERY’s OPENING NIGHT ~ Celebration + First Friday on September 1st!  Drop in the studio anytime to say hello and see the new space anytime between 4 and 8 PM!

CLICK HERE to sign up for simple + streamlined enrollment for workshops, classes, camps, and specialty events + evenings!  Sign up before Aug 24th (our SNEAK PEEK EVENT) and SAVE using promo code EARLYBIRD on each workshop of your choice!

2017/18 SCHOOL YEAR ART WORKSHOPS ARE NOW ONLINE School Year {hands on + mixed media} Workshops are NOW AVAILABLE for online enrollment.  A HUGE thank you for your patience as we’ve spent our summer days designing a beautiful + new studio on Main Street with “streamlined + simplified”  signup!  We can hardly wait!  It’s been a busy summer but we’ve always dreamed of being located in downtown Carbondale | CO so cheers to a new adventure!  New spaces, new faces, new places!!!  Workshops start up in September, just after Labor Day!  We look forward to seeing all our min + BIG makers on Main!  Thank you for your patience!  So excited for you and your family to see our new studio in just a few week!

Please note:  Art workshops generally tend to fill up several months in advance so early online enrollment is highly encouraged!  Workshops + events starting in 2018 {below} will be added to our website for signup with time, a few are already available for our flightful early birds!

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HANDMAKERY is a hands-on, art enrichment program for children & young adults (and coming soon ~ family + couples + adults} offering specialized classes, camps, workshops, special evenings, art parties and more!  Inspiring creativity, we focus on all parts of the creative process.  We believe in an all-encompassing approach to the visual arts and do our best to make it very well-rounded to include a little art history, art appreciation, art aesthetic, critique, celebration, community, connection, creativity, flavor + fun, and of course our favorite ~ art-making!  Hands-0n exploration includes painting, drawing, collage, assemblage, massive amounts of mixed-media, printmaking, 3D sculpture, up-cycled art, sewing, papier mache, construction, pottery & more one-of-a-kind crafting!  We are excited to bring local access to the children of the Roaring Fork Valley with over 18+ years of visual arts education experience to Carbondale | Colorado!  At HANDMAKERY we love to inspire children, develop creative confidence, and create a community connection within a colorful + creative environment!  Jump in on all the ART-ful action!  Give your child the experience that keeps on giving throughout a lifetime ~ CREATIVITY!

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